- New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries overview Formed 2004 Dissolved New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 161 Kite Street, Orange,
New South Wales, Australia
Minister responsible Katrina Hodgkinson,
Minister for Primary Industries
executive Dr Richard Sheldrake, Director-General Parent Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services Child agencies Forests NSW
NSW Food Authority
The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, a division of the New South Wales Government, is responsibile for the administration and development for agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture, state forests, biosecurity, and crown lands in New South Wales. The Department works to develop and sustain diverse, profitable food and fibre industries, and ensures best practice management of natural resources.
The department is led by its Director-General, currently Dr Richard Sheldrake, who reports to the Minister for Primary Industries, presently the Honourable Katrina Hodgkinson MP. The department sits within the wider portfolio of the Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services, led by its Director-General, currently Mark Mark Paterson AO, who reports to the Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services, presently the Honourable Andrew Stoner MP.
The department's powers are principally drawn from a range of legislation including the Forestry Act (1916), Stock Diseases Act (1923), Agricultural Industry Services Act (1998), Biological Control Act (1985), Farm Water Supplies Act (1946), and Fisheries Act (1935) plus over sixty other acts.
The department was formed in July 2004, with the amalgamation of NSW Department of Mineral Resources, NSW Agriculture, NSW Fisheries, State Forests NSW.
In 2009, it was amalgamated into the New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment and since August 2011 has formed part of the New South Wales Department of Trade and Investment Regional Infrastructure and Services.
Ministers for Primary Industries
The following individuals have been appointed New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries, or any of its precursor titles:
Order Name Title Party Term commence Term end Term of office 1 William Ashford Minister for Agriculture Labor 29 January 1914 23 February 1915 1 year, 25 days 2 George Black Minister for Agriculture Labor 23 February 1915 15 March 1915 20 days – William Ashford Minister for Agriculture Labor 15 March 1915 1 June 1915 78 days Secretary for Lands National Labor Party 12 January 1915 15 November 1916 1 year, 308 days Secretary for Lands
Minister for Forests
Nationalist 15 November 1916 12 April 1920 3 years, 149 days Minister for Agriculture Nationalist 9 February 1920 12 April 1920 63 days 3 Richard Ball Minister for Agriculture Farmers and Settlers Party 13 April 1922 28 June 1922 76 days 4 Jack Hallam Minister for Agriculture Labor 29 February 1980 2 October 1981 1 year, 215 days Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Labor 2 October 1981 4 July 1986 4 years, 275 days Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Lands
Labor 4 July 1986 5 November 1986 124 days Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Lands
Minister for Forests
Labor 5 November 1986 25 March 1988 1 year, 141 days 5 Ian Armstrong Minister for Agriculture and Rural Affairs National 25 March 1988 26 May 1993 5 years, 62 days 6 Ian Causley Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
Minister for Mines
National 26 May 1993 4 April 1995 1 year, 313 days 7 Richard Amery Minister for Agriculture Labor 4 April 1995 1 Decmeber 1997 2 years, 241 days Minister for Agriculture
Minister for Land and Water Conservation
Labor 1 Decmeber 1997 28 February 2003 5 years, 89 days 8 Tony Kelly Minister for Rural Affairs Labor 2 April 2003 5 September 2008 5 years, 156 days Minister for Lands Labor 3 June 2004 28 March 2011 6 years, 298 days 9 Ian Macdonald Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Labor 2 April 2003 3 May 2004 1 year, 31 days Minister for Primary Industries Labor 3 May 2004 3 August 2005 1 year, 92 days Minister for Natural Resources
Minister for Primary Industries
Minister for Mineral Resources
Labor 3 August 2005 17 November 2009 4 years, 106 days 10 Steve Whan Minister for Primary Industries Labor 8 December 2009 28 March 2011 1 year, 110 days 11 Katrina Hodgkinson Minister for Primary Industries National 3 April 2011 incumbent 0 years, 231 days
- ^ "NSW Public Sector: Principal Departments and Other Bodies" (PDF). New South Wales Government. 17 August 2011. http://www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/126086/NSW_Public_Sector_Principal_Departments_and_Other_Bodies_as_at_17_August_2011.pdf. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
- ^ NSW Parliamentary Record (11 August 1824 - November 2007). VIII (first ed.). Parliament of New South Wales. November 2007. http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Prod/parlment/members.nsf/0/E40E428435AC95A84A25684800178F37. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
Premier and CabinetDepartment of Premier and Cabinet • Division of Local Government • Office of Environment and Heritage • Office of Western Sydney • Parliamentary Counsel’s Office • Department of Planning and Infrastructure • Audit Office • Independent Commission Against Corruption • Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal • Infrastructure NSW • NSW Electoral Commission • Ombudsman’s Office • Police Integrity Commission • Public Service Commission (to be established) • Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust • Historic Houses Trust • Barangaroo Delivery Authority • Redfern Waterloo Authority • Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority • Landcom TransportDepartment of Transport • Country Rail Infrastructure Authority • Independent Transport Safety Regulator • Office of Transport Safety Investigations • Public Transport Ticketing Corporation • RailCorp • Roads and Maritime Services • State Transit Authority • Sydney Ferries • Sydney Metro Authority • Western Sydney Buses • Sydney Ports Corporation • Newcastle Port Corporation • Port Kembla Port Corporation Finance and ServicesDepartment of Finance and Services • NSW Fair Trading • Office of Industrial Relations • Office of State Revenue • Land and Property Information • NSW Public Works • NSW Procurement • Surveyor General • Aust. Centre for Advanced Computing & Communications (ac3) • Board of Surveying and Spatial Information • Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal • Geographic Names Board • Motor Accidents Authority • NSW Architects Registration Board • NSW Government Telecommunications Authority • Rental Bond Board • State Contracts Control Board • State Property Authority • State Records Authority • Teacher Housing Authority • Waste Assets Management Corporation • WorkCover Authority • Workers’ Compensation (Dust Diseases) Board • NSW Land and Housing Corporation (jointly with FACS) • ValuerGeneral • Hunter Water Corporation • Sydney Water Corporation TreasuryThe Treasury • Office of Financial Management • Crown Finance Entity • Electricity Tariff Equalisation Ministerial Corporation • Liability Management Ministerial Corporation • NSW Self Insurance Corporation • T Corp Family and Community ServicesDepartment of Family and Community Services • Ageing, Disability and Home Care incl Office for Ageing • Community Services • Housing NSW • Office for Women’s Policy • Aboriginal Housing Office • NSW Businesslink Pty Ltd • City West Housing Pty Ltd • Home Care Service • Home Purchase Assistance Fund Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and ServicesDepartment of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services • Chief Scientist and Engineer • Retail Tenancies Unit • Small Business • State Development • Regional Development • Tourism and Major Events Policy • Arts NSW • Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing • Energy, Mining and Biofuels • Mine Safety • Department of Primary Industries • Aquatic Reserves • Food Authority • Forests NSW • Catchment Management • Crown Lands • Office of Rural Affairs • Office of Water • Primary Industries • Agriculture • Fisheries • Biosecurity • Art Gallery • Australian Museum • Casino, Liquor and Gaming Authority • Destination NSW incl. Tourism, Events, Homebush Motor RA • Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences • Sydney Opera House • Screen NSW • State Library • Benerembah Irrigation District Environ. Protection Trust • Catchment Management Authorities • Central Coast Water Corporation • Chipping Norton Lake Authority • Cobar Water Board • Game Council • Lake Illawarra Authority • Livestock Health and Pest Authorities • Marine Parks Authority • Rural Assistance Authority • Sydney Catchment Authority • Wild Dog Destruction Board • Mine Subsidence Board • Energy Corporations Health Attorney General and JusticeDepartment of Attorney General and Justice • NSW Trustee and Guardian • Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages • Guardianship Tribunal • Industrial Relations Commission • Corrective Services • Juvenile Justice • Ministry for Police and Emergency Service • Disaster Welfare Assistance • Emergency Management NSW • Information and Privacy Commission • Judicial Commission • Legal Aid Commission • Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions • Fire and Rescue NSW • NSW Crime Commission • NSW Police Force • Rural Fire Service • State Emergency Service Educaton and CommunitiesDepartment of Education and Communities • Early Childhood Education and Care • Public Schools • TAFE and Community Education • Office of Communities • Aboriginal Affairs • Sport and Recreation • Veterans Affairs • Volunteering • Youth • Board of Studies • Board of Vocational Education and Training • Institute of Teachers • TAFE Commission Communities • Combat Sports Authority of NSW • Children’s Guardian • Commission for Children and Young People • Community Relations Commission • Hunter Region Sporting Venues Authority • Illawarra Venues Authority • NSW Institute of Sport • Parramatta Stadium Trust • Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust • Sydney Olympic Park Authority
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
New South Wales Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services — Department overview Formed 1 April 2011 Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 161 Kite Street, Orange Minister responsible Hon. Andrew Stoner MP … Wikipedia
New South Wales Department of Health — Department overview Formed 1914 Preceding agencies Department of Public Health Health Commission of NSW Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 73 Miller Street, North Sydney … Wikipedia
New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet — overview Formed 2007 Preceding Premier s Department of New South Wales Dissolved The Cabinet Office (New South Wales) Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters Level 39, Governor Macquarie … Wikipedia
New South Wales Department of Planning — and Infrastructure Department overview Formed March 2011 Preceding Department Department of Planning Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 23 33 Bridge Street, Sydney … Wikipedia
New South Wales Department of Attorney General and Justice — overview Formed 2011 Preceding agencies Department of Justice and Attorney General Attorney General s Department Department of Juvenile Justice Department of Corrective Services Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters … Wikipedia
New South Wales Department of Corrective Services — Corrective Services NSW Agency overview Formed 1 July 2009 Preceding Agency Department of Corrective Services Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters Henry Deane Building, 20 Lee Street, Haymarket, Sydney Employees … Wikipedia
Department of Education and Communities (New South Wales) — New South Wales Department of Education and Communities Government Department overview Formed 2011 Preceding Government Department New South Wales Department of Education and Training Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 35 Bridge Street,… … Wikipedia
New South Wales Land and Property Information — Agency overview Formed 1 April 2011 Preceding Agency Land and Property Management Authority Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters 1 Prince Albert Road, Sydney Minister responsible … Wikipedia
New South Wales Division of Local Government — Agency overview Formed 1993 Preceding agency Department of Local Government Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters Nowra … Wikipedia
New South Wales Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing — Agency overview Jurisdiction New South Wales Headquarters Level 6, 323 Castlereagh Street, Haymarket, Sydney Minister responsible Hon. George Souris MP, Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitali … Wikipedia